- Common Name(s):
- Virginia pine
- Wates Golden
- Native Plants, Trees
Native; not extremely ornamental; foliage can be used in Christmas decorations; seeds eaten by birds; will grow in poor soils. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.
- 15-40 ft.
- 1.5 to 3 in. cones in cluster of 2 to 4; old cones persist
- Sun; will grow in poor, dry soils including clay
- Broad, open pyramid when young; becomes flat topped; horizontal with age, irregular branches
- 10-30 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Slow to moderate
- 1.5 to 3 in. slightly twisted needles in pairs; often yellow green in winter
NCCES plant id: 2116